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What We Can Learn From the Story Of Hajar

There are several moments in our lives when we feel helpless and question why things are happening the way they are. Perhaps we have experienced a job loss or witnessed a very close family member going through a challenging moment. Problems and difficulties come to us in a variety of different forms. Most of the…

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What Is Hajj and Why Is It Important?

Each year, millions of Muslims from all over the world set out to Makkah for the sacred pilgrimage known as Hajj. Hajj occurs once every year during the 12th month of the Islamic calendar, Dhul Hijjah. It is a five day long pilgrimage and should be completed by every able Muslim at least once in…


How to Make the Most of Dhul Hijjah

the best 10 days Dhul Hijjah is upon us once more, alhamdulillah — it begins on Sunday, July 11th. This is one of the most holy times for Muslims, as these 10 days are referred to as “the best 10 days.” Scholars say that these days are superior to even the last 10 days of…


What Do Muslims Do on the Day of Arafat?

The day of Arafat is the day before the Muslim holiday Eid Al-Adha. The day has great significance and importance in the Muslim world. It is believed to have more spiritual rewards than any other day of the year. The day of Arafat is known as the ninth day of Dhul Hijjah. It is the…


7 Things to Do During the Blessed Days of Dhul Hijjah

The first ten days of Dhul Hijjah are often referred to as the best ten days of the year, and a second chance after Ramadan. This is a special time to remember God, and spend extra time doing good deeds.  In Surat Al-Fajr, Allah says, “By the dawn; And [by] the ten nights.” (Qur’an 89:1-2) According…